The truth about Obama and Taxes
A rapidly spreading email is tricking thousands—if not millions—of Americans with outrageous lies and misrepresentations about Barack Obama's tax policies.
The email has taken a few different forms, but the most common subject line says:
The email starts innocently enough, but the warning signs are there:
Then it goes on to distort Barack’s “Proposed changes in taxes after 2008 General election” including:
Barack Obama wants the tax code to favor honest, hard-working people, and he has proposed a $1,000 tax cut for middle class families.
But that hasn’t stopped anonymous smear-mongers from starting misleading rumors like this one.
FactCheck.org, a nonpartisan, nonprofit voter advocate group, debunked this email point-by-point:
Download a campaign memo (PDF) to learn the facts about Obama and McCain's economic plans.
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